Sinhalese Sports Club Ground

Sinhalese Sports Club Ground

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Name: Sinhalese Sports Club Ground

Also or formerly known as: Maitland Place

End names: Tennis Courts End, South End

Home Team: Sinhalese Sports Club.

It is the country’s main international venue. Theground in Sri Lanka opened in 1952 and staged the country's second Test match with a 30,000-capacity. The first limited overs match played at this ground was between the hosts and Kiwis on February 13, 1982.

Sri Lankan Chaminda Vaas captured eight for 19 against Zimbabwe, the best bowling figures in ODI’s at this ground.




Highest Innings Totals
Runs
Teams
Year
296-4
Sri Lanka vs Banladesh
1997/98
296-4
India vs Sri Lanka
1990/00
296-7
Australia vs New Zealand
2002/03
293-4
Sri Lanka vs New Zealand
1997/98
291-9
India vs Sri Lanka
1997/98
286-6
Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe
1997/98
281-6
Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka
1997/89
267-3
India vs New Zealand
2001
264-10
Sri Lanka vs India
1997/98
264-7
New Zealand vs India
2001
261-6
West Indies vs Kenya
2002/03
255-8
India vs Sri Lanka
1997/98
252-8
Australia vs India
1999/00


Lowest Innings Totals
Runs
Teams
Year
38-10
Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka
2001/02
76-10
Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka
2002
77-10
Bangladesh vs New Zealand
2002/03
129-10
Bangladesh vs Australia
2002/03
130-10
Sri Lanka vs New Zealand
1983/84
132-10
New Zealand vs Australia
2002/03
136-10
Holland vs Pakistan
2002/03


Centuries
Runs
Name
Teams
Year
127*
PA de Silva
Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe
1996/97
120
SR Tendulkar
India vs Sri Lanka
1999/00
112
GW Flower
Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka
1997/98
111
BC Lara
West Indies vs Kenya
2002/03
108
ST Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh
1997/98
108
NJ Astle
New Zealand vs India
2001
104
PA de Silva
Sri Lanka vs India
1997/98
102
ST Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe
1997/98
102
A Ranatunga
Sri Lanka vs New Zealand
1997/98
102*
RS Kaluwitharana
Sri Lanka vs England
2000/01
100
RR Singh
India vs Sri Lanka
1997/98
100
V Sehwag
India vs New Zealand
2001


Highest Partnerships
Wickets
Runs
Player
Teams
Year
1st
171
ST Jayasuriya & MS AtapattuSri Lanka vs Bangladesh1997/98
2nd
138
NJ Astle & SP FlemingNew Zealand vs India2001
3rd
172
AP Gurusinha & PA de SilvaSri Lanka vs Zimbabwe1995/96
4th
117
HH Dippenaar & JN RhodesSouth Africa vs West Indies2002/03
5th
114
ADR Campbell & CN EvansZimbabwe vs Sri Lanka1996/97
6th
123
S Ramesh & RR SinghIndia vs Australia1999/00
7th
100
SC Ganguly & SB JoshiIndia vs Australia1996/97
8th
41
Azhar Mahmood & Shoaib MalikPakistan vs South Africa2000/01
9th
76
RS Kalpage & WPUJC VaasSri Lanka vs Pakistan1994/95
10th
55
Shoaib Malik & Mushtaq AhmedPakistan vs South Africa2000/01


4 Wickets in an Innings
WicketNameTeamsYear
8-19WPUJC VaasSri Lanka vs Zimbabwe2001/02
5-37GD McGrathAustralia vs New Zealand2002/03
4-17BKV PrasadIndia vs Pakistan1997/98
4-18ST JayasuriyaSri Lanka vs India1997/98
4-20DJ TerbruggeSouth Africa vs Pakistan2000/01
4-21SE BondNew Zealand vs Bangladesh2002/03
4-26JN GillespieAustralia vs India1999/00
4-28Wasim AkramPakistan vs Sri Lanka1985/86
4-31UDU ChandanaSri Lanka vs Zimbabwe1997/98
4-33A KumbleIndia vs Zimbabwe1996/97
4-34ALF de MelSri Lanka vs England1981/82
4-43A KuruvillaIndia vs Sri Lanka1997/98
4-46KN AmaleanSri Lanka vs Pakistan1985/86
4-47Mohsin KamalPakistan vs New Zealand1985/86
4-60M DillonWest Indies vs South Africa2002/03


Most Runs in Career
Name
Team
M
I
NO
Runs
HS
100s
A RanatungaSri Lanka
20
18
4
706
102
1
PA de SilvaSri Lanka
18
17
1
637
127*
2
ST JayasuriyaSri Lanka
21
21
1
613
108
2
MS AtapattuSri Lanka
15
14
5
452
83
0
SC GangulyIndia
12
10
1
382
85
0
DPMD JayawardeneSri Lanka
9
7
2
287
74
0
Saleem MalikPakistan
8
7
2
283
93*
0
SR TendulkarIndia
10
8
0
278
120
1
RS MahanamaSri Lanka
13
11
2
273
50
0
RR SinghIndia
8
5
1
257
100
1
R DravidIndia
10
7
1
250
78
0
RS KaluwitharanaSri Lanka
11
11
2
241
102*
1
M AzharuddinIndia
10
8
2
225
65
0
GW FlowerZimbabwe
7
7
0
224
112
1
A FlowerZimbabwe
7
7
1
213
78
0
NJ AstleNew Zealand
6
6
0
206
108
1
ADR CampbellZimbabwe
5
5
0
184
75
0
AC GilchristAustralia
3
3
0
175
77
0
RS KalpageSri Lanka
8
6
2
171
44*
0


Most Wickets in Career
Name
Team
M
Balls
Mdns
Runs
Wkts
ST JayasuriyaSri Lanka
21
798
4
593
22
WPUJC VaasSri Lanka
13
576
14
335
22
BKV PrasadIndia
11
442
3
341
17
UDU ChandanaSri Lanka
12
450
2
318
15
M MuralitharanSri Lanka
16
862
9
547
15
HDPK DharmasenaSri Lanka
14
630
2
451
14
Wasim AkramPakistan
6
326
8
152
14
A KumbleIndia
9
393
7
250
13
GD McGrathAustralia
5
264
8
167
13
ALF de MelSri Lanka
8
378
6
238
11
CRD FernandoSri Lanka
4
192
5
120
9
RR SinghIndia
8
253
2
172
9
JN GillespieAustralia
3
156
3
75
8
A KuruvillaIndia
4
142
1
124
7
HH StreakZimbabwe
7
296
2
250
7
SE BondNew Zealand
2
90
0
84
6
PA de SilvaSri Lanka
18
190
0
167
6
M DillonWest Indies
2
120
3
105
6
GW FlowerZimbabwe
7
194
1
166
6
A NehraIndia
2
107
1
65
6
KR PushpakumaraSri Lanka
5
192
3
188
6
JR RatnayekeSri Lanka
4
146
0
135
6
Waqar YounisPakistan
5
264
7
191
6
GP WickramasingheSri Lanka
9
341
3
258
6
(Compiled by Kumud Mehta)

First Published: May 09, 2003 20:26 IST